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What Does BB King Fan Eric Clapton Have To Say About His Mentor, See The Video

BB King passed away last night. To me he was one of the original guitarists. By that, I mean that he was old school, he didn't have someone ahead of him to do what he did, he didn't really have mentor, yet he was a mentor to many.

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Who’s Playing The Minnesota State Fair? Free Music Acts Are A Great Value

Over 25 years ago - by pure happenstance - I saw country singer Lionel Cartwright in one of the free pavilions at the Minnesota State Fair.  I was already at the fair and happened upon the concerts start just by chance.  The show made my day and I am still glad that I had the opportunity to see him in concert - especially for free!

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This Just In, Local Singer Songwriter Rachael Kilgour Wins Award

Rachael Kilgour was in studio about a month ago talking about her music and raising money to compete in a music competition in North Carolina. I am proud to say she has let us know she won the event.

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By:Jim Dyson
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What Does Gene Simmons Of KISS Say About Early Van Halen Demos

Gene Simmons is one of the founding members of the rock group KISS, and along the way has made a name for himself. He is the one with the credit of discovering Van Halen. He thought they had a future and produced their demo.

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By:Kevin Winter
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By:Kevin Winter Hulton Archive
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Do You Remember Him, Stanley Jordan Covers “Stairway To Heaven”

Back in the 80's Stanley Jordan and Stanley Clarke teamed up and had a small pop hit. The two of them were in uncharted territory because they were both Jazz artists. Stanley Clarke went on to record some big albums and is a featured player on others. Stanley Jordan? Well, here's where he wound up.

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Who’s That Band, Jimmy Fallon Takes U2 To The New York Subway In Disguise

Jimmy Fallon always has the best games and gags, but this one is got to be near the top for me. I've always though it would be fun to take an established band and put them out in public and see if anyone knows who they are, he did with U2.

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The Best Decision I Have Ever Made, Chris Allen Reveals A Job He Thought About Taking

Once upon a time I was a young man and didn't go to college. I was looking at my options, I could move to Nashville and try and be in the music business. I could move to Minneapolis and maybe go to school for radio, or try to break in by working weekends.

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One Chance Meeting That Changed Racheal Kilgour’s Life, Help Her Reach Her Dream

Racheal Kilgour is an artist like no other. She has a way of telling a story while you float on satin. There is passion, sadness, hope, fear, and happiness in her voice and her music. I recently sat down with Rachael to talk history and future of her music and life.

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What Caused Hannah Rey To Quit Drama, How Did She Write Her First Songs, Hear Her Music

Hannah Rey has an infectious laugh, she also has some really good music. Hannah stopped in to the 7 in a row morning show and we talked what shaped her career, who helped her get her start in music. If she could only have one cd on a desert island, what would it be?

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Ratt “Round and Round” Breaks Boundries For Radio Airplay Helped By Milton Berle

Ratt followed the lead of Van Halen and became a hard rock band with a record contract and signed with Atlantic Records and immediately started writing and recording what would be its first proper album Out of the Cellar. The Album went after the charts and took on pop music..

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Van Morrison’s New Album Features Duets, Hear A Little Behind The Scenes

Van Morrison is one of the legendary singer/songwriters of our time. With all the classic artists making new albums and trying to stay relevant in the ever changing music scene, Van Morrison decided to re work his.

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By: Kevork Djansezian
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By: Kevork Djansezian Getty Images Entertainment
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Watch This Accoustic Only Performance Of AC/DC’s Thunderstruck

This is an brilliant version of "Thunderstruck", no vocals just one acoustic guitar and the fingers of Luca Stricagnoli. Even if you aren't an AC/DC fan you will dig this offering.

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